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Saugata Roy

Saugata Roy


With a long tenure in the realm of politics, Saugata Roy from All Indian Trinamool Congress is also an academician who holds a degree in Law and Physics. A retired professor of Physics at Aushotosh College, he touts a long, illustrious political career. He was elected from Barrackpore constituency in the 6th Lok Sabha elections in 1977. Following his win, he had a very brief stint as the Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Chemicals in 1979. He also served as the Union Minister of State, Urban Development in 2009 after his win in the 15th Loksabha elections from Dum Dum, West Bengal. Since 2014, he is serving his third term in Loksabha. He was elected as the MLA of West Bengal for five terms (1987-2009).

Personal Life

Full Name Saugata Roy
Date of Birth 06 Aug 1947 (Age 72)
Place of Birth Shillong (Meghalaya)
Party name All India Trinamool Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Educationist
Father's Name Shri Debesh Chandra Roy
Mother's Name Smt. Anila Roy
Spouse's Name Smt. Dolly Roy
Spouse's Profession N/A


Permanent address 162/D/593, Lake Gardens, Kolkata-700045
Present address 58, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi- 110 003 Tel : (011) 23329730, 9013180175 (M)
Contact number 9830031220 / 9013180175
Email saugatapolitics_roy@yahoo.com

Interesting Facts

Following his win in the 6th Lok Sabha elections in 1979, he had a brief stint as the Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Chemicals.

Political Timeline

  • May 2014
    Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha for the third term.
  • 29 April 2015
    Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex.
  • 2009 - 2012
    Union Minister of State, Urban Development.
  • 2009
    Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha for the second term.
  • 1987-2009
    He served as the Member of West Bengal Legislative assembly for five terms.
  • 1979
    Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Chemicals.
  • 1977
    Elected to 6th Lok Sabha where he was a Member, Committee on Government Assurances.
  • 1973-77
    He was the General Secretary, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1968-70
    He was the General Secretary, West Bengal Chhatra Parishad, Students Wing of the Congress.
  • 11 Dec. 2014
    Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit.
  • 1 Sep. 2014
    Member, Rules Committee, Member, Standing Committee on Finance, Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defense
  • 1 May 2017
    Member, Committee on Public Undertakings.
  • 2014 - 2016
    He was a Member, Committee on Public Undertakings.

Early Life

  • 1974 - 2007
    He was a Lecturer of Physics in Ashutosh College, Kolkata
  • 1970-72
    He was an Officer in the State Bank of India.
Net Worth1.7 CRORE
Liabilities25 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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